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Writing good kinky smut

By Race Bannon

Every vibrant culture has its literature. The kink world is no different. While a smattering of kink erotica has existed for a long time, it's only during the relatively recent past that a plethora of quality kink-themed books for the popular market.

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By Race Bannon | August 8, 2018

Right after the bucket-load of events leading up to the iconic Up Your Alley street fair, I knew what I wanted to write about this week. The second a certain pivotal inspiring moment occurred at the fair.

By Cornelius Washington | July 25, 2018

For nearly four decades, The Nob Hill Theatre, the world's first gay male strip establishment, offered a combination of sensuality, sexuality, dance, muscle and music. The iconic venue, the epitome of gay male erotic entertainment, will close Aug. 19.


By Cornelius Washington | July 25, 2018

in light of the Nob Hill Theatre's August 19 closing, some of The Nob Hill Theatre's performers, guests and employees offered parting quotes in advance of the strip club's closure.

By Race Bannon | July 25, 2018

Buckle up kids. As this column hits the streets and online, the busy weekend of leather and kink happenings punctuated by the Up Your Alley Street Fair is underway. This year's schedule is packed to the rafters with stuff to do.


By Race Bannon | July 11, 2018

In 1997, to help these gear-centric men connect, a man who goes only by Leon founded an international organization called BLUF, a community for men who have an interest in leather, uniforms and breeches. It now has thousands of members around the world.

By Race Bannon | June 13, 2018

This year's recent International Mr. Leather (IML) weekend was its 40th anniversary. 40 years since Chuck Renslow decided to have a leather contest, a contest and weekend that in large part helped form the foundation of the modern leather experience.


By Cornelius Washington | June 6, 2018

It's rare in porn that you meet someone who's so fully integrated with who he is, where he is and how he wants to get there. In the field of sexuality, as it is made manifest in pornography, Brian Davilla is a transcendent figure.

By Race Bannon | May 30, 2018

But as I prepare to attend what is the biggest men's leather and kink event of its kind in the world, I'm reflecting on some of the events I've been attending this past week here locally in San Francisco.


By Cornelius Washington | May 16, 2018

He's back! In his first Nob Hill Theater performances, Dorian Ferro scorched the stage, and I predict that his return engagement will put a very erect 'T' in Torrid! He's a man of few words, and more than some persuasion. The Nob Hill Theater gives you th

By Race Bannon | May 16, 2018

Throughout the years one of the most common questions I've been asked has come from people who don't consider themselves kinky but have discovered they're interested in or dating someone who has such interests.


By Race Bannon | May 2, 2018

Every so often I'm reminded of how vibrant our San Francisco Bay Area leather and kink scene is and how lucky those of us who live here are to so easily be our true erotic selves. This past week was a clear reminder that our local scene is most definitely

By Cornelius Washington | April 18, 2018

It is rare that a man in 21st-century modern gay pornography is able to balance Armani male model looks, physicality and unbridled sexuality, with a brain and degree to match.


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